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Coaches (Speed Limits)

Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, in view of the recent serious coach crashes, he will now introduce a speed limit of 60 mph for coaches on motorways and stop them using the outside lane.

We are considering such restrictions on double-decker buses and coaches on motorways, but these would have had no bearing on the recent accidents which have aroused such widespread public concern, all of which occurred on other roads.